Bendigo's population boom
Christine McGinn
Bendigo has once again, secured its position as Victoria’s second largest regional centre. Australian Bureau of Statistics’ April data shows Greater Bendigo’s population has climbed to 105,332 to June 30, 2013. Bendigo has become home to about 1730 more people in the past ye..
07-Apr-2014
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Firies caught in a tight spot
Christine McGinn
Golden Square volunteer firefighters say they have plenty of empty government promises, but no room to move. Undersized and outdated, the station has reached its limits, desperate for space to house their vehicles. The station holds four trucks; two at the back and two parked in front. ..
05-Apr-2014
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Goldair plan fails to take off
Anthony Radford
Plans for Bendigo’s first commercial airline have been scrapped, adding fuel to the campaign to redevelop the city’s airport. Goldair launched with much fanfare in 2012, with plans to begin commercial flights to Melbourne in early 2013. Despite numerous announcements of imminen..
05-Apr-2014
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"We will not be influenced"
Bendigo Weekly
Greater Bendigo council will not be influenced by public sentiment when it comes to making a decision on Bendigo's new mosque. Mayor Barry Lyons told Fiona Parker on ABC Radio this morning it was purely a planning issue. "Our council will be handling the mosque issue in a matter of weeks.," ..
04-Apr-2014
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Andrews condemns hospital cuts
Christine McGinn
Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews has slugged the Liberal government over claimed Bendigo hospital funding cuts. Members for Bendigo East and West, Jacinta Allan and Maree Edwards joined Mr Andrews to condemn the government. Mr Andrews said Bendigo hospital was “fantastic”, ..
04-Apr-2014
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A collection of history
Steve Kendall
WHEN someone has been passionately collecting for 55 years, you know there will be some gems. Bendigo identity Dennis O’Hoy started collecting pottery when he worked at the Bendigo Pottery as part of his qualification for an Arts diploma, and now that collection is going to auction. ..
04-Apr-2014
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St Kilda great blasts club culture
ONE of St Kilda’s favourite sons used the backdrop of a fundraiser lunch in Bendigo to attack the culture of his former club. Neil Roberts played 169 games for the Saints between 1952-1962 during which time he won a Brownlow Medal and also captained his club. He was inducted into St Kild..
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